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Grandfontaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grandfontaine in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 11 km from Grandfontaine

Visit Grandfontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Grandfontaine is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 11 km and Chateau de Cleron at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grandfontaine, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Grandfontaine in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Besancon

Besancon

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are...

See Besancon guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 17 km (direction south-east)

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 20 km (direction south-west)

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the...

See Ornans guide
 
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Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in...

See Pesmes guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 28 km (direction south), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in...

See Lods guide
Dole

Dole

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you...

See Arbois guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to...

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 51 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to visit with...

See Vesoul guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Doubs

Map of places to visit near Grandfontaine

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Markets in and near Grandfontaine

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (38km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (39km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (47km)

More information about Grandfontaine, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Grandfontaine, France

What to do at Grandfontaine? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Grandfontaine.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (32km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (33km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (28km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (11km)
 
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Geography and distances

Grandfontaine is in the eastern-center of France at 11 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Grandfontaine is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grandfontaine

Canton: Boussières

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25320

Distance to Grandfontaine

from Besancon (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 564 km

from Strasbourg: 207 km

Getting here

Most visitors drive via Paris (from the north and west) or via Lyon (from the south), or fly into Geneva to the south For driving distances to Grandfontaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avanne-Aveney, Boussieres, Busy, Chemaudin, Corcondray, Dannemarie-sur-Crete, Franois, Larnod, Mazerolles-le-Salin, Montferrand-le-Chateau, Pouilley-Francais, Rancenay, Roset-Fluans, Routelle, Serre-les-Sapins, Thoraise, Torpes, Vaux-les-Pres, Velesmes-Essarts, Villers-Buzon and Vorges-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Grandfontaine

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